Chapter 19. Workload Management and the Outsourcing Option

Introduction[1]

1 This information is modeled on and some information taken from, with permissions, the book, Security Metrics Management: How to Measure the Costs and Benefits of Security; December 2005; ISBN 10: 0-7506-7899-2; Dr. Gerald L. Kovacich and Edward P. Halibozek; Butterworth-Heinemann.

This chapter will discuss whether to outsource or keep in-house either whole digital forensic investigations or individual tasks within the investigation. Having the right level of resources to meet the demands that will be made of the Digital Forensic Laboratory will not always be achievable, but should be planned for. There are a number of ways in which the workload of the laboratory can ...

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